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Dec 9, 2012 9:00pm EST
of a hospital stay in his book unaccountable. the johns hopkins surgeon provides an inside look at hospital errors over treatment and a closed door concert that protect medical practitioners he discusses his findings and experience with president of washington, d.c.'s hospital richard davis i'm judd davis here to say what hospitals won't tell you and how transparency can revolutionize so welcome your an expert in the field and i know that you've been a focus on for a while but the reason you decided to write the book and some of your findings. >> too many drivers. patients often times tell me when they come to the hospital if you like they're walking in the blind. there is a giant system why did you choose to come to this hospital over my career i've gotten answers like the parking here is good. we can do better than that. this is of the u.s. economy and competition seems to be the long will and patience are frustrated. the other reason i read the book is that doctors are getting crushed right now. they have declining medicare payments, increasing overhead hospitals have more expenses, malp
Dec 10, 2012 12:00am EST
business. now we have a laboratory at johns hop kins in the operating room, and we have the patient asleep under anesthesia, take the pancreas out, treat the cells, give the cells back right then and there, same operation. hospitals across the country started doing this operation, taking the pan career at out but because they don't have a laboratory, put it into a cooler, send it by jet to another city, have it treat at another facility in another city or state, have it flown back and then cut the patient open up again for a second operation. why would anyone have that procedure done? they don't know about the other options. now, i'm not talking about tiny hospitals. i'm talking about two of the u.s. news and world report top ten hospitals in the country do this? we've got smart people, good people, working in a bad system where these financial incentives lure people to do things that just aren't right. and i think if hospitals are accountable for their results, if the patient satisfaction scores, the patient outcomes, the complication rates, the volumes, the readmission rates, all the bas
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